kist

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From kiss

Verb[edit]

kist

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of kiss

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Old Norse kista (chest); but see also cist (crypt).

Noun[edit]

kist (plural kists)

  1. (Scotland) A chest.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 17:
      the spear he killed the gryphon with was locked in a kist there, or so some said [...].
  2. (Scotland) A coffin.

Verb[edit]

kist (third-person singular simple present kists, present participle kisting, simple past and past participle kisted)

  1. (Scotland) To place in a coffin.

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Noun[edit]

kist f, m (plural kisten, diminutive kistje n)

  1. box, chest
  2. army boot
  3. coffin
  4. (aviation) aeroplane

Verb[edit]

kist

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of kisten
  2. imperative of kisten

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kȉst m (Cyrillic spelling ки̏ст)

  1. brush

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